PM Narendra Modi hails India's triumph over Australia

27 March 2016, 11:13 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed India’s victory over Australia in their ICC T20 World Cup 2016 cricket championship encounter in Mohali.

“What a match! Proud of our team. Great innings @imVkohli & exemplary leadership @msdhoni,” he tweeted after India’s power-packed performance which saw the hosts win by six wickets.

India sealed their place in the semifinal with the victory in the do-or-die battle.

Earlier in the day, in his monthly radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’, Modi had said “They (India) are having a good momentum” and wished luck to both the teams.

He had said the Indian team has had a good run in the tournament with victories over Pakistan and Bangladesh. 

First Published: Sunday, March 27, 2016 11:11 PM
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